The HEX Files

Ong's Hat

06/18/2021

The town's not actually a town, as such. And not just because it's an unincorporated community with a population of zero. The Hat may have only ever comprised one single building: Ong's Hut. In fact, it's possible Ong's Hut is the correct name of the place, but it said Ong's Hat on the map (the "town" appeared on maps as...

Ted the Caver

06/10/2021

It's time for another one of Cayla's favorite internet legends!

My Immortal

06/03/2021

CW: mentions of depression, suicide, suicide ideation, self harm, and direct quotes from online sources, some of which use the r-word

The year is 1874, you're working the fields, miles in each direction are rows of corn, wheat, barley, flax. Crops you, your family and your community depend on to survive the winters. As you pull weeds you see a large grasshopper land next to you, about 3 inches in length. As it begins to gnaw on a nearby...

Weird Weather

05/21/2021

Some days it's too hot, others it's too cold and sometimes meat falls from the sky. Halli talks about some of the strangest weather phenomenon and the superstition surrounding them!

Hellam Township, a small rural area known for its rather gruesome, but exaggerated, history. Nathan tells us of the local lore around the mystery of a devastated asylum, the oddities of a local doctor and the rumor of the Seven Gates of hell.

Ryan Shtuka

05/07/2021

In December of 2017 a young man at the age of 20 set out on his own, as many of us do. Leaving his small town of Beaumont, Alberta he set off to the popular British Columbia Ski hill of Sun Peaks. Here he would make new friends, find enjoyable work, and not 3 months into his new life, go unexplainably missing. ...

Jacob Gray

05/04/2021

In 2020, 543,018 missing people were reported in the US. In recent memory these reports peaked in 1996 with 980,712. Reports have been steadily dropping since the late 1990s. A fair number of these reports made are for young people under age 21. It's estimated that between 89 and 92% of people reported missing are soon found.